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Pembroke man arrested, facing numerous drug-related charges

Posted October 11, 2019 12:52 a.m. EDT

J.R. Brooks Jr. (Robeson County Sheriff's Office photo)

— The Robeson County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged a man on multiple drug-related offenses after he was pulled over after deputies said they witnessed a drug transaction.

Jeffery Randall Brooks Jr., 39, of Pembroke, was arrested and placed in the Robeson County Detention Center under a $750,000 secured bond. He's facing the following charges:

  • Trafficking Opium or Heroin
  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver a Schedule II Controlled Substance
  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver a Schedule III Controlled Substance
  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver a Schedule IV Controlled Substance
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Driving without License, Careless and Reckless Driving
  • Failure to stop at a stop light and Displaying Fictitious License Plates

Deputies said Drug Enforcement Division Investigators with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office observed a hand to hand drug transaction in the Fullers BBQ parking lot in Pembroke. A pursuit of a 2013 Hyundai Genesis ensued before the vehicle pulled into the Napa Auto Parts parking lot on 3rd Street.

Officials found marijuana, suboxone strips and fentanyl patches during a search of the vehicle. A search was then conducted at a residence on Cypress Lane in Pembroke. Investigators located and seized 2,271 prescription pills, a mixture of Oxycodone, Xanax, Oxymorphone and Methadone. Investigators said they also located and seized Fentanyl patches and Suboxone strips at the location. Investigators also seized $18,301 in cash and a 2005 Maserati passenger vehicle.

Anyone with additional information or any information regarding drug activity in Robeson County is asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Division at (910) 671-3191.

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